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FZNT25 KWNM 140304
OFFN03

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR SE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1004 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NW
TONIGHT...MOVE TO THE COAST SUN...THEN PASS E ACROSS THE WATERS
SUN NIGHT INTO MON NIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL APPROACH FROM
THE W LATE MON AND MON NIGHT...TRACK NE THROUGH THE MID ATLC
STATES EARLY TUE...THEN PASS N OF THE AREA TUE AND TUE NIGHT. THE
LOW WILL PULL A STRONG COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE INTO
TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER DEVELOPING LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS
WED AND WED NIGHT WHILE PULLING A COLD FRONT SE OVER THE AREA.
THE LOW WILL STRENGTHEN E OF THE WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT AS
STRONG HIGH PRES BUILDS E TO THE COAST.

MURRELLS INLET TO 31N

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE TUE...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

SOUTH OF 31N

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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